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Medals to the 3rd Dragoon Guards 8 months 3 weeks ago #79007

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QSA (5) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4068 Pte. H. Lane. 3rd Dgn: Gds:), dated clasps tailors copies

Harry Lane was born at St Luke's, Leeds in 1878 and was a porter also serving in the 4th Middlesex Militia upon his enlistment in the 3rd Dragoon Guards at Hounslow on 23 June 1898. Lane served with the Regiment in South Africa during the Boer War from 21 January 1901-25 August 1904 (QSA (5)). He was posted missing 20 March 1901 (location unknown) but newspaper reports state he had rejoined by 10 April 1901.
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QSA (2) South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4589 Pte. H. T. Froude. 3rd Dragoon Gds.) suspension claw re-affixed.

Herbert Thomas Froude was born at Long Ashton, Bristol, and attested for the Dragoons of the Line at Bristol on 15 June 1900, having previously served with the 4th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry, and the Devon and Somerset Royal Engineers Volunteers. Posted to 3rd Dragoon Guards, he served with them in South Africa during the Boer War from 10 August 1901 to the cessation of hostilities, before transferring to the Royal Artillery on 19 February 1904, and then to the Army Reserve on 26 June 1906. Discharged in June 1912, he rejoined the Royal Garrison Artillery for home service in the Great War, with service number 284587.
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